[OSM-talk] tracklog spam!

SteveC steve at asklater.com
Mon Apr 10 21:44:14 BST 2006

* @ 10/04/06 08:39:55 PM thomas at walraet.com wrote:
> Simon Hewison a écrit :
> >spotted today, a tracklog with 0 points uploaded with lots and lots of 
> >tags advertising a film location scouting service.
> >
> >What can we do to stop this sort of vandalism happening again ?
> We had to refuse file uploads if it's not valid OSM XML.
> Just look the "tracklog" uploaded... It's an HTML page, propably posted 
> by a bot which use every file upload things it found on the web... :-/

No this was more clever. The individual concerned had to create an
account and then go to the upload page. If they're any good they
probably looked at the source code too and are reading this. Hello!

Any idea how delicious deals with such things?

have fun,

SteveC steve at asklater.com http://www.asklater.com/steve/

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